Business, Restaurant Reviews
The first food truck competition between the rival cities took place Saturday. It drew 10,000 people to downtown Boston.
Business, Local Connections
We price tested seven supermarkets in the eight Boston neighborhoods Patch serves. The result? Trader Joe's is cheapest (though you won't find rotisserie chicken there.)
The mayors of Boston, Somerville, Salem and Fitchburg spoke to a crowd in the lobby of South Station, vowing to work for long-term funding for the state's rails, roads and bridges.
The latest fiasco to surface out of the $14 billion project that put the Central Artery beneath Boston is the contractor's use of concrete better suited for Southern climes instead of durable asphalt capable of handing New England weather.
The state is revising its rules on billboards, paving the way for more electronic ones. The MBTA hopes to convert 18 of its billboards to the electronic format.
The special beer will be sold at bars along the Marathon route.
Tim Wallace of Bostonography used a heat map to visualize the liquor licenses held in the Boston area, including Beacon Hill.
Going solar will pay for itself in about four years with the $1,000 - $3,000 rebate, city says.
The bill on a median-valued condo will jump $269.
Real estate group warns that stricter building codes would cost jobs in a fragile economy.
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